Cybernetics; or, Control and communication in the animal and the machine 
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User Review  Lyndatrue  LibraryThingI almost don't know what to say about this book. It was overwhelming to read in 1981, when I first found it. From the Saturday Review (from the back cover): "Acclaimed one of the "seminal books ... Read full review
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